Welcome to our site and we hope that some of the information we have gathered over the last few years will be of some support as you start to use iPad.
The technology is so new that there are no experts and everyone one is learning at the same time. There are however early adopters and lots of people who have been using iPads over the last number of years. They have great advice and tips on new apps to try and some great testimonials. The suggestions on this site have come from Speech and Language, OT family members and the users own feedback on testing the apps and features Meet them…
iPad technology provides a great learning tool for all learning abilities. The iPad comes standard with innovative accessibility features. It enables endless opportunities to create hands-on, customisable learning experiences. Here’s how it works…
The iPad exemplifies universal design and enables individuals with disabilities to access a new, cool and useful tool. With no additional software, the iPad comes with a screen reader, support for playback of closed-captioned content, and other innovative universal access features — right out of the box. VoiceOver speaks 21 languages and works with all of the applications built into iPad. Apple also enables software developers to create applications for iPad that work with VoiceOver. Simply touch the screen and the iPad will audibly identify the icon you are on and double-tap to select. Apple has certainly understood accessibility and integrated it into the iPad.
DON’T FORGET: Please share your favourite apps, tips and tricks on how you use your iPad on our forum.
As new Apps are released every hour we will do our best to bring you the best apps which have been tested and recommended. If you are using an App that we haven’t listed please let us know about it and we will pass it on to our viewers.